Best Fidgets for Back to School

Best Fidgets for Back to School

As the new school year quickly approaches, parents and students are looking for ways to make the transition back to class a little bit easier. One way to help is by bringing along a fidget toy to keep hands busy and minds focused. Fidget toys come in all shapes and sizes, but which one should you choose? We’ve compiled a list of our top five favorite fidget toys for back-to-school. Whether you’re looking for something that will help with focus or anxiety, we've got you covered! Keep reading for more information on each of these great options.

Squish and Squeeze Pens

Our Zodiac Squish & Squeeze Gel Pens are designed to provide maximum comfort for endless writing enjoyment - plus they're absolutely adorable! These cute pens are based on Chinese zodiac signs and have silky gel pen ink with 12 rollerball refills to last ages - plus they're scented! Truly doesn't get much better or cuter than that! The squishy grip provides a tactile outlet to channel extra energy and banish anxieties. These pens provide the perfect sensory and visual stimulation for stress relief during the school day!

Ocean Clickers Erasable Pens

The cutest erasable roller pens you can get your little one. These pens take the worry out of writing with their special erasable ink that fades away with the special eraser. Aside from the special eraser and ink, each pen is topped with a cute little ocean friend to help motivate more enjoyable writing sessions.

Scented Color Chameleon Stress Balls

Everyone loves a good stress ball. Our Scented Color Chameleon Stress Balls are super squishy and fun, and they help calm nervous or anxious energies. They come in three colors and change once squished to the opposite color; orange turns yellow, purple turns pink, and yellow turns green. Each ball also smells amazing, so you can squish it for fun while stimulating additional senses - how fun! They are also silent, so you can squish as long as you like and not distract other peers or lose focus on the lesson!

Fidget Tri Pad

One of our most loved and discrete fidget toys is the pocket-sized Fidget Tri-Pad. Proven to calm everyone’s nerves with 10 functions in 1 device that fits perfectly in your hand! From a ball-bearing roller/clicker to a fidget flicker, you’re bound to find something that relaxes, soothes, and helps you concentrate! While some buttons make sound, you can opt to use the silent ones too. It’s perfect for the classroom and even after-school activities. If the Tri-Pad seems too big for your little one's hand, we also have a smaller Fidget Pad with 8 wonderful functions!

Super Sensory Stretchy Shorties

Stretchy Strings with different textures? Yes, please! These super-elastic textured strings are not just durable, but the unique textures give busy minds and anxious hands a soothing outlet! Perfect for keeping your children focused or to ease restless hands. The Super Sensory Stretchy Shorties are also the perfect size for school - they fit perfectly in a pencil case, backpack, or even your back pocket!

Infinity Fidget Cube

These little fidget cubes are perfect for any child. Hours of fun can be had with them! They fit perfectly in your little ones' hands and can be great at school, fitting perfectly in their backpack. These fidget cubes can also spark some great playtime opportunities between friends, or some fun challenges to see who can fidget the fastest! Available in two awesome colors, these are perfect fidgets for any time, any place!


No matter what type of learner you are, there is a fidget toy out there that can help improve your concentration and focus in the classroom. With so many different types and styles available, it can be hard to know where to start. Hopefully, this article has given you some good ideas about which fidget toy might work best for you or your child this school year. Thanks for reading!
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